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VR Coaster offering discounted VR hardware at IAAPA Expo 2019


VR Coaster is offering ride operators a discount on its virtual reality hardware at next week’s IAAPA Expo.

Visitors to the attractions industry event in Orlando will be able to save 40% on a VR Coaster Black Box. Furthermore, owners of existing Mack Rides roller coasters can get a free Black Box for up to three trains. The offer is valid on new VR Coaster experiences ordered from the show and throughout November or December 2019.

At IAAPA, VR Coaster will showcase a new fully automated system. This facilitates virtual reality on rides, whatever their size, without any loss in capacity. The set-up comes complete with automatic tracking and robust, customisable VR glasses featuring patent-pending sun protection. In addition, the system has been calibrated to operate with less staff.

VR – with real G-forces!

VR Coaster says its product is still the only media-­based attraction on the market offering real airtime and G-forces. It can be equipped to almost any ride. The recent Crazy Bats installation at Phantasialand in Germany – on the park’s former Temple of the Night Hawk indoor coaster – demonstrates how even attractions with a capacity as high 1,200 guests per hour can be transformed using VR.

VR Coaster has been implemented on over 70 rides worldwide, including roller coasters and drop towers. Based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, the company combines the know-­how of Mack Rides with a highly skilled in-­house creative team. Together they boast many years of experience in ride engineering, VR, real-­time 3D and game development.

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To talk to the team about the giving one of your rides a ‘remix’ for 2020, visit booth #2669 (next to Mack Rides) at IAAPA Expo. The event takes place at the Orange County Convention Center from Tuesday to Friday, November 19 to 22, 2019.

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